Definition of Quinquagesima sunday
1. Noun. The Sunday before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent).
Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinquagesima Sunday
Literary usage of Quinquagesima sunday
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Christian Year: Thought in Verse for the Sundays and Holydays by John Keble (1856)
"... quinquagesima sunday. I do set My bow in the cloud, and it snail be for a token of a covenant between Me and the earth. Genesis ix. 13. ..."
2. The Lord's Prayer: Nine Sermons Preached in the Chapel of Lincoln's Inn by Frederick Denison Maurice (1872)
"quinquagesima sunday. THY Wm, BB DONE, AS IN HEAVEN, so IN EARTH. — Luke xi. 2. prayer we considered last week could ,*- not easily be separated from the ..."